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  • Environmental health specialists do battle against pollution, other hazards

    By Erinn Hutkin Program director of environmental health at Illinois State University, George Byrns calls the field a "discovery major." Many students don't even know it exists, then stumble upon it and end up switching to this intriguing field....
  • James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014

     James E. Moore, leader with scholarship program for golf caddies, 1941-2014
    James E. Moore had a profound impact on the lives of thousands of young men and women as the face of the Evans Scholars Foundation, which has provided tuition and housing to 10,000 golf caddies since 1930. Those caddies had a lasting impact on him too....
  • Jim Drumm, partner-in-charge, Sikich

    Jim Drumm, partner-in-charge, Sikich
    Sikich, an accounting, advisory, investment banking, technology and managed services firm headquartered in Naperville., has named Jim Drumm the partner-in-charge of the firm’s technology practice.  In his new role, Drumm will set the overall...
  • Taking the less-known route

     Taking the less-known route
    If you can't get in — or can't afford — a top business school, is an MBA from a lesser-known school worth it? The answer depends largely on the student. Those gunning for the top of the organizational chart, and without the networking...
  • Illinois State profs find missing page from Lincoln's 'ciphering book'

    Illinois State profs find missing page from Lincoln's 'ciphering book'
    NORMAL - Nerida Ellerton trembled as she held a page from a "ciphering book" written by a teenage Abraham Lincoln as she did research in the archives of Houghton Library at Harvard University. However, the Illinois State University mathematics professor...
  • M. Jeanne Bartelt dies at 89; teacher helped revise state PE standards

    M. Jeanne Bartelt, a physical education teacher who was instrumental in efforts to revise statewide PE standards for California schoolchildren, died May 22 in Sacramento. She was 89. The cause was a heart attack, said her partner, Sandra Archer. A...
  • Small town romance

    Small town romance
    Doris McKenzie remembers when she first saw the young man who would later become her husband. It was a case of bemusement at first sight. It was September 1956 and John McKenzie was fresh out of the Army. While he was in the service, his parents had...
  • Biographer D.T. Max on David Foster Wallace and Chicago

     Biographer D.T. Max on  David Foster Wallace and Chicago
    David Foster Wallace was no fan of cities. He used to complain to friends that they left him riled up. Being in New York City, he once wrote to the then-fiction editor of Playboy, Alice Turner, “My whole nervous system seems to be on the outside...
  • Virginia Tubbs, defense worker

    Virginia Tubbs, defense worker
    Virginia Beckett "Becky" Tubbs, a retired Department of Defense worker, died of cancer Sunday at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. She was 89 and lived in Severna Park's Ben Oaks community. Born Virginia Beckett in Shelbina, Mo., and raised in...
  • ISU president abruptly resigns

    ISU president abruptly resigns
    The president of Illinois State University has resigned, the school announced Saturday, following a police investigation into claims that he assaulted a former ISU employee late last year. Timothy Flanagan, who was appointed president by the school's...
  • Kiara Lewis helps carry Young to second title in three years

    Kiara Lewis helps carry Young to second title in three years
    NORMAL, Ill. — Kiara Lewis carried Young for most of this season, so it was fitting that her teammates lifted her up moments after the Dolphins secured the Class 4A girls basketball state championship Saturday. After missing all of last season...